Many people confuse hip and back pain. Hip pain can usually be felt in the groin, close to your pubic bone. It can travel down your inside or mid thigh to your knee.
If your pain is over the side of your hip or if the pain is in your buttock area, that is considered back pain.
Hip pain will often first be felt when you get up from a chair to walk (although you will also feel back pain like this ) and it will often be felt when you shift your leg to the side to get out of a car. Below are videos and links on advice on osteoarthritis and exercise videos for hip pain.
Below are more exercises to try. Tensor Fascia Latae is a thick band of Fascia that runs down the side of your leg from your pelvis.
Here are some tips and other exercises you may wish to try:
Try the Daily Program Evening Exercise but you should do them at least twice a day. The more pain you have, the more often you need to stretch, sometimes even every 30 minutes – even if only for a minute or two. “Break up the fascia” The evening exercise can be done on the bed if you can’t do it on the floor. It stretches the fascia of the lower back, hips, knees and ankles.